Saturday 29 September 4.50–5.30pm
Sunday 30 September 3.40–4.30pm
Get your best lyrics at the ready for a quick lesson in rap with a world-champion rapper.
Learn to turn your best ideas into clever lyrics, and perform them to music in a fun, collaborative workshop.
Rob Bradley is a rapper and songwriter who fuses storytelling, improvisation and poetry to create raps that are resonant, emotive and relatable.
So, come along and have the rhyme of your life.
Rob Bradley is a poetic rapper and storytelling songwriter. He has performed around the world, from underground clubs in New York to festivals throughout Europe, and collaborated with international artists along the way. He’s built a solid reputation as an astute lyricist, captivating storyteller and unrivalled improviser. In fact, he’s a freestyle rap world champion.
Rob Bradley’s rap workshops are an alternative way to teach literacy, poetic techniques and vocabulary through creative writing. Learning to collaborate and perform raps aloud helps build confidence and improve communication skills. These fun, collaborative and exciting rap workshops are designed to help young people to engage with a new form of writing, explore their creative ideas and experiment with performance.
In his sessions, Rob performs a compelling freestyle rap where he asks the students for random words and objects and then builds them into an improvised rap. He then teaches the students the cornerstones or rap and explores rhyme, rhythm and poetic devices. After that the students devise ideas for the content of a rap and then build on these ideas to write their own raps. This culminates in a group or individual performance of the raps.
Rob Bradley’s rap workshops are an alternative way to teach literacy, poetic techniques and vocabulary through creative writing.